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A Healthy Diet Can Significantly Lower Risk of Heart Failure in Women

A 7 year study of 36,000 Swedish women, 48-83 years old, found those who most closely followed the DASH diet had a 37% lower risk of heart failure than those women who least closely followed the plan. This benefit was seen after...

A Walk a Day May Keep Breast Cancer Away

Ladies, here is more evidence that physical activity may prevent breast cancer. A prospective study conducted at the Cooper Clinic in Dallas, Texas examined 14,811 women aged 20 to 83 years old with no history of breast cancer. At the...

It’s Never Too Late to Prevent Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most rapidly growing diseases in the world today. It is not only costly and debilitating, but deadly as well. Statistics on this disease are sobering indeed.However, a newly released study released by Harvard researchers reveals that it...

Keep Moving!

 Think you only need to be physically active once a day? We all know that daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity is essential to good health and a long life. However, a new 12 year study of 17,013 Canadians 18-90 years of age reported...

Breakfast: Meal of Champions

Many, many people skip breakfast either because they don't take the time or they believe in the misguided notion that doing so will help them control their weight. Can eating a good breakfast really make a difference in your performance?...

Boost Your Energy Level with Exercise

Many humans today report they feel exhausted and tired most of the time. People who have well-defined medical conditions such as heart disease or cancer consistently report improved feelings of energy and less fatigue when they exercise regularly.A recent six...

Simple Steps Can Help Prevent Stroke

Relatively modest and easily achievable health behaviors such as exercising regularly and eating lots of fruits and vegetables can reduce your risk of stroke. Those who did not smoke, exercised regularly, used alcohol only moderately (1-4 drinks weekly) and consumed...

Exercise is Medicine!

 Research shows exercise is useful in the treatment and prevention of more than 40 chronic diseases including obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. This month the American College of Sports Medicine is again partnering with the "Exercise is Medicine" program to celebrate the benefits of...

Gratitude Does Good Like Medicine

A watershed British study on a large sample of 401 men and women found those who express thoughts of gratitude prior to retiring go to sleep more quickly, improve their sleep quality and duration, and enhance their daytime performance. These results...

Increase Your Performance by Getting Adequate Sleep

Adults need 7-9 hours of sleep each night for optimal performance and health. Without adequate rest on a regular basis the risk increases for: Cardiovascular disease Obesity Diabetes Depression Inferior work performance Risk of injury Irritability Those who responded to...

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